Caldo Verde Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Canned condensed chicken broth21 1⁄2 Ounce, undiluted (2 cans, 10 3/4 oz each)
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Frozen spinach10 Ounce (1 package, whole leaf or chopped)
 Sliced boiled ham1⁄4 Pound, coarsely cut
 Instant mashed potato powder1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Pepperoni1⁄4 Pound, thinly sliced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 140 Calories from Fat 78

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.1%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22.6 mg

Sodium 1122.2 mg46.8%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g1.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 10 g19.5%

Vitamin A 110.8% Vitamin C 4.3%

Calcium 6.1% Iron 5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 In a medium saucepan, add chicken broth, 1 cup water, the spinach and ham.
2 Bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer for 5 minutes and stir to separate the spinach.
3 Mix in instant potato and pepperoni.
4 Simmer for another 2 minutes or until slightly thick.

5 Serve with chunks of warm bread and butter.